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Dumfries and Galloway
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The team are taking a well earned break over Easter weekend.
A reflective post about the positives and negatives of working through and around a pandemic, and a smattering of things we’ve learned along the way.
Kit’s put in a shift this week dismantling desks, packing crates and clearing out the mountain of crap that we’ve amassed in the last four and bit years.
Where things are at one week in.
After months of planning and scheming we’re chuffed to finally be getting stuck in to gutting our new HQ.
It’s official – we’re flittin.
Please bear with us – this is kind of a big deal.
Four Google My Business features we generally consider to be the most important ranking factors when optimising for local search.
We continue to work from home until further notice but you’ll still be able to contact us exactly the same as before.
From engaging with customers to creating new opportunities, we’ve put together a few things to consider when you’re running the social media accounts for your business.
Kit and Paul are fundraising for a fan-stache-tic cause this Movember.
Some SEO activities for startups and small businesses to consider.
Creatomatic are now a listed Trade Supplier with the Association of Scotland’s Self-Caterers (ASSC).
This vacancy has now been filled – thank you for your interest.
A few tips for selling online while the pandemic continues to bite.
Herein lies the long answer to a short but frequently asked question.
You can now get hold of us on 01461 205437 again.
Following government guidelines and for the safety of our team and clients Creatomatic HQ is now closed during lockdown.
We’re working remotely to help contain the Coronavirus pandemic.
Creatomatic is delighted to announce it has joined the Good Business Charter (GBC), an accreditation that seeks to raise the bar on business practices.
Team Creatomatic are powered by 100% renewable electricity. We thought you might like to know that.
Creatomatic are attending the 2019 Association of Scotland’s Self Caterers (ASSC) conference next week (Tuesday 29th October) at the Hilton Glasgow Hotel.
Creatomatic officially named as one of SuperControl’s featured web developers.
How Creatomatic reacted to a recent server issue to keep our client websites online.
Wednesday 3rd October, 12pm to 5pm at the Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries.
Google have moved the goalpost with Google Maps – here’s everything you need to know and do to get it sorted.
We stepped in to transform Ipso Books into its new brand, turning a project around in under a fortnight.
The front of the building has been given a well needed tidy up with a lick of fresh paint, the windows fixed up and fresh signage is now in place.
We do. However, it may surprise you to hear that this year alone we’ve handled over 250,000 printed items so far. Not bad.
Creatomatic have enjoyed a fair amount of coverage over the last few weeks, ranging from the front page of this morning’s local paper to national coverage in the Daily Record.
We’re dealing with the latest Google update before it hits – free of charge.
How to stop your thoroughbred horse from turning into a camel.
We’ve levelled up to a new office – come see us soon.
Welcome to the new side of the Easterbrook Hall
This morning I’m busy migrating another of our client’s email from the old, shonky and unreliable mail host we inherited them on across to Gmail.
We’ve designed, developed launched a new website, with an online catalogue of rail maintenance equipment, case studies, team biographies and careers information, for SB Rail.
Paul’s just finished putting the final touches to a new logo & branding for Aerial Outlook, a local drone-pilot business.
This week we were both humbled and gratified to be the recipients of two CX Projects Business Awards at their annual prize-giving ceremony.
Creatomatic are in the list of finalists for the ‘Best Employer’ and ‘Most Innovative Business’ awards
Another eCommerce site live Yesterday saw the much anticipated launch of a whopping big e-commerce site we’ve been busy working away on for the last few months.
We’re very proud to announce that a new website for Hiddleston Joiners of Terregles has just gone live after many weeks of hard work on all sides. A thoroughly lovely job to work on from start to finish. Proper, top quality craftsmanship, a final end product that was a joy to photograph and a […]
So we made the local paper again this morning, complete with fresh mug-shots and everything.
This morning we – like many other businesses locally – received a letter from Dumfries & Galloway Council urging us to consider joining them as an official Living Wage Employer.
We’re saying bye to our favourite designery person ever today.
We’re pleased to announce that as of Monday 2nd March 2015, Sigma Internet has become a part of Creatomatic
We’re delighted to announce that Creatomatic will be working with Natural Power to redevelop their corporate and internal websites over 2014-2015.
Last month we thought we’d go above and beyond sending out cards, and properly spoil some of our favourite clients.
Our opening hours and support details for the Christmas 2013 period.
A question we get asked a lot lately is: ‘Will my site work on my phone?’ It will indeed. Here’s how.
Well, 50% of us did at least.
Looking back over our first year in business – with bonus video content. You’re welcome.
While I fear this may have a ring of ‘you had to be there…’ about it, frankly I’m short on blog-worthy material this week and I’m afraid it’ll just have to do.
According to Silktide, who we’ve linked to before on the subject, it appears that the ridiculous EU Cookie Law is dead. Got to love their take on it: http://blog.silktide.com/2013/01/the-stupid-cookie-law-is-dead-at-last/
Dear Triumph Motorcycles, Your Twitter account (@TriumphOfficial) has so far amassed just short of 11,000 followers – despite the fact you’ve not put out a single tweet. We couldn’t help but think that you’re missing an enormous trick by not engaging with all of these people who voluntarily registered their interest in your products.
Creatomatic would like to wish all our customers past and present a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
It’s the first question we ask all our potential clients at the very first meeting, and one that’s often met with a look of confusion and the odd raised eyebrow.
It’s probably not a topic of huge debate around most dinner tables, but in the cut-throat world of eCommerce every little helps. Even the smallest advantage over your online competition can make the difference between bagging a sale and your user wandering off to buy elsewhere, and personally I’m very much of the opinion that […]
Personally speaking: I hate the phrase ‘mission statement’. Personally speaking. It’s excessively corporate, impersonal, utterly devoid of meaning, and somewhat ugly. Not something I’d want to apply to my business, and indeed not something I intend to if we can get away with it. However. It’s just as important as all those other startup essentials […]
With less than a month to go until our official launch, we figured it was probably time to start practising what we preach, and using our blog.
24th April 2012 saw the release of the latest algorithmic update from Google, this time code-named the ‘Google Penguin Update‘. Thousands of website owners across the world witnessed a huge shift in their rankings since the update, indicating that this was in fact another large-scale movement by Google, and not one of their smaller ‘Google […]